Chimaerae

plural noun
Chi·​mae·​rae | \ -ir(ˌ)ē, -ē(ˌ)rē \

Definition of Chimaerae

: an order of marine elasmobranch fishes comprising the chimaeras and extinct related forms and being coextensive with the subclass Holocephali — see chimaeridae

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History and Etymology for Chimaerae

New Latin, from plural of Chimaera

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“Chimaerae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chimaerae. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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